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Police arrest suspect in stabbing investigation

Police are on the scene of a multiple stabbing in Pascagoula. (Photo source: WLOX News Now) Police are on the scene of a multiple stabbing in Pascagoula. (Photo source: WLOX News Now)
Della Ward is charged with aggravated assault in a multiple stabbing that happened Saturday in Pascagoula. (Photo source: Pascagoula Police Dept.) Della Ward is charged with aggravated assault in a multiple stabbing that happened Saturday in Pascagoula. (Photo source: Pascagoula Police Dept.)
Della Ward is charged with aggravated assault in a multiple stabbing that happened Saturday in Pascagoula. (Photo source: Pascagoula Police Dept.) Della Ward is charged with aggravated assault in a multiple stabbing that happened Saturday in Pascagoula. (Photo source: Pascagoula Police Dept.)
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) -

An arrest has been made in the investigation of a multiple stabbing that happened Saturday night at a Pascagoula apartment complex, directly across the street from a middle school.

Authorities say 36 year old Della Ward of Pascagoula is charged with aggravated assault in the incident, which happened at Willow Creek Apartments around 8 p.m. Two people received non-life threatening injuries, police say, and Ward was also taken to the hospital with injuries received during the altercation. Police say more charges could be forthcoming.

According to Lt. Doug Adams with the Pascagoula Police Department, one of the victims was rushed into emergency surgery but is expected to make a full recovery. He says investigators are interviewing the victims and witnesses to try and piece together the details of the stabbing.

We will continue to update this story as new information becomes available.

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